plural noun
En·​op·​li·​da | \eˈnäplədə\

Definition of Enoplida 

: an order of Aphasmidia that comprises nematode worms with the esophagus divisible into two regions and the amphids saccular or poriform and that is usually divided into the suborders Enoplina, Dorylaimina, and Dioctophymatina — compare chromadorida

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Other Words from Enoplida

enoploid \ (ˈ)e¦näplȯid \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for Enoplida

New Latin, from Enoplus, genus of nematodes (from Greek enoplos armed) + -ida

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